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  1. Sacred Texts of the World Sale

    Sacred Texts of the World

    Grant Hardy
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Throughout history, religious expression has been an essential human activity, deeply influencing the development of cultures and civilizations. With few exceptions, humanity’s religions are grounded in their sacred texts—foundational writings that crystallize the principles and vision of the faiths, forming the basis of belief and action. These are texts that people around the world live by and, at times, are...
  2. The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes Sale

    The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Attila the Hun and Genghis Khan loom large in the popular consciousness as two of history’s most fearsome warrior-leaders. Yet few people today are aware of their place in a succession of nomadic warriors who emerged from the Eurasian steppes to seize control of civilizations. In the 36 gripping lectures of The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes, award-winning Professor Kenneth W. Harl of Tulane University...
  3. The Life and Death of Stars Sale

    The Life and Death of Stars

    Keivan G. Stassun
    4.2 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    No other large-scale object in the universe is as fundamental as a star. Stars are a central topic of astronomy, and because the study of stars encompasses key concepts in nuclear physics, electromagnetism, chemistry, and other disciplines, it is an ideal introduction to how we understand the universe at all scales. The Life and Death of Stars introduces you to this spectacular story in 24 beautifully...
  4. Moral Decision Making: How to Approach Everyday Ethics Sale

    Moral Decision Making: How to Approach Everyday Ethics

    Clancy Martin
    4.3 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    What does it mean to live a good life? If we want to live ethically, it stands to reason that our daily habits and overall goals must align themselves with a certain moral code. Moral Decision Making: How to Approach Everyday Ethics offers you the chance to reflect on some of the most powerful moral issues we face—as well as providing a framework for making the best decisions that will lead to a happier, more...
  5. Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon Sale

    Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Famed for great thinkers, poets, artists, and leaders, ancient Greece and Rome were also home to some of the most creative engineers who ever lived. Modern research is shedding new light on these renowned wonders—impressive buildings, infrastructure systems, and machines that were profoundly important in their own day and have had a lasting impact on the development of civilization. Now, in Understanding...
  6. Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide Sale

    Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide

    Scott Huettel
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Behavioral economics is the scientific study of decision making, and of the related topics of valuation, exchange, and interpersonal interactions. Drawing on methods from psychology, sociology, neurology, and economics, this remarkable discipline illuminates one of the most deeply fundamental activities of human existence: the decision process. In Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide,...
  7. The Creative Thinker's Toolkit Sale

    The Creative Thinker's Toolkit

    Gerard Puccio
    4.1 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Anyone can be creative. You just have to know how to think creatively, which involves taking a more imaginative approach to the challenges we all face, whether at work or at home. And you can learn how to wield the same research-based tools that today’s creative people use. All you need is an open mind, a determination to succeed, and The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit. These 24 lectures by creative-thinking...
  8. Turning Points in Medieval History Sale

    Turning Points in Medieval History

    Dorsey Armstrong
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    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The Middle Ages were far from dark. On the contrary, the era was full of fascinating figures and world-altering events. Learning and innovation flourished, with the printing press, Arabic numerals, and the heavy plow all being introduced into Western society during this time. Yet despite these developments exerting far-reaching influence over the course of history, few people have a firm grasp of the medieval...
  9. The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence Sale

    The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence

    Robert M. Hazen
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    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The evolution of minerals has played a central role all across the surface of the planet and throughout its interior. In The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence, experience the thrill of piecing together this story in an enlightening new perspective. In 48 lectures by Professor Robert M. Hazen, the noted scientist who pioneered the study of mineral evolution, you...
  10. How to Stay Fit as You Age Sale

    How to Stay Fit as You Age

    Kimberlee Bethany Bonura
    4.3 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    As we get older, we discover changes in how our bodies move and behave—changes that contradict how young we feel on the inside. But you can make deliberate decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and, above all, healthy one. And it all starts with staying fit. Now, with the 12 engaging lectures and 6 active training sessions of How to Stay Fit as You Age by certified fitness...
  11. Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language Sale

    Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Latin lives! The language of Caesar, Cicero, Virgil, St. Jerome, and countless other great authors is alive and well in the modern world. Learning to read Latin is immensely rewarding, and it is a discipline that trains, enhances, and strengthens critical thinking. Embark on this unrivaled adventure with Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language, 36 lectures by Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller of Union College...
  12. Language A to Z Sale

    Language A to Z

    John McWhorter
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    There’s a lot that’s quirky and intriguing about how human language works—and much of it is downright fun to learn about. Here’s a delightful way to get accessible, bite-sized introductions to language in Language A to Z. These twenty-four 15-minute lectures by Professor John McWhorter, one of the best-known popularizers of language, use the English alphabet as a unique, offbeat way to let you hopscotch...
  13. The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe Sale

    The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Travel through time to the golden ages of 12 of Europe’s most beautiful medieval cities in Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett’s The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe. In 24 lectures that use extensive location footage, you’ll discover the sights, sounds, and smells of teeming markets and mercantile centers, royal feasts and ritual, dramatic military engagements, magnificent religious pageantry, and the...
  14. The Art of Travel Photography: Six Expert Lessons Sale

    The Art of Travel Photography: Six Expert Lessons

    Joel Sartore
    4.1 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
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  15. Foundations of Eastern Civilization Sale

    Foundations of Eastern Civilization

    Craig G. Benjamin
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    So much of our historical knowledge is rooted in Western civilization. But Eastern civilization has its own fascinating story, with consequences that matter deeply to our lives today. Now you can take a grand journey to explore the big accomplishments of Eastern civilization, from the material economy of day-to-day life to the political and religious philosophies that would bind Eastern cultures together for...
  16. Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill Sale

    Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill

    Kenneth G. Brown
    4 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Whether you realize it or not, you’re constantly surrounded by people and groups trying to influence the way you think, act, and feel. But you don’t have to let influence just happen to you. You can actively take charge of your decisions—and your life—by grasping the science behind how influence works and by strengthening your own skills at influence and persuasion. In Influence: Mastering Life’s...
  17. The Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time Sale

    The Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time

    Bill Briwa
    3.8 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    We’d all love to create the same wholesome, delicious meals that professional chefs make. But the one thing that often prevents us from doing so: lack of time. Now, in the six innovative and practical lessons of The Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time, award-winning Chef-Instructor Bill Briwa of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America shows you the same skills, strategies, and tricks that...
  18. The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking Sale

    The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking

    Bill Briwa
    3.9 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Whether oregano, chilies, coriander, cinnamon, thyme, or even tea, spices add incredible dimensions to what would otherwise be plain, ordinary meals. In The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking, join Chef-Instructor Bill Briwa of The Culinary Institute of America as he reveals the essentials of incorporating a variety of spices from around the world into your everyday meals. An aromatic...
  19. Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health Sale

    Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health

    Jason M. Satterfield
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    In recent decades, science has revealed that the mind and body are intimately connected in ways we haven’t previously realized—and this field of knowledge is now changing our understanding of health and disease. Now you can study this subject in compelling depth with Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health, with the expert guidance of Professor Jason M. Satterfield of the University of...
  20. Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity Sale

    Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity

    Marc Zender
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The written word is so central to the way we communicate and live that it can seem as if it has always existed. Yet writing is clearly a human invention—and a relatively recent one at that. Now, in the 24 lectures of Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity, you can trace the remarkable saga of “visible speech” from its earliest origins to its future in the digital age. In this...